Snow Covered Almond Crescents
Low Sodium Recipe
Tender butter cookies with almond extract and oats for added nutrition. Sift powdered sugar generously over warm cookies.
1 cup unsalted butter, softened
1-1/2 cups powdered sugar
1/2 teaspoon Organic Almond Extract
1-3/4 cups all purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt , optional
1 cup quick or old fashioned uncooked oats
1/2 cup almonds, finely chopped
Beat butter, 3/4-cup powdered sugar and almond extract in a bowl until well blended. Add flour and salt and mix until well blended. Stir in remaining ingredients. Measure tablespoonfuls of dough and shape into crescents.
Bake on an ungreased cookie sheet about 15 minutes or until bottoms are light golden brown. Transfer to a wire rack. Sift remaining powdered sugar generously over warm cookies.
If you wish, you could try our Low Calorie Powdered Sugar recipe to cut out a few extra calories.
Recipe makes 18 servings
Calories: 209; Total Fat: 12.5g; Cholesterol: 28mg; Protein: 2.7g; Carbohydrates: 22.3g; Fiber: 1.2g; Sodium: 2mg
Food exchanges: Bread 0.7, Lean meat 0.1, Fat 2.4, Sugar 0.6